Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…


At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 2 – 16, 2017 we have scores of wonderful volunteers taking down all of the Christmas decorations. We highly recommend planning your January tour on or after Wednesday, January 18, 2017** as the house will be in disarray while we […]

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Inclement Weather Closing: January 7 & 8


Körner’s Folly is CLOSED Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8, 2017  due to inclement weather.   Körner’s Folly is normally open for tours Wednesdays – Saturdays (10am – 4pm) and Sundays (1 – 4pm). We will resume our regular tour schedule on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 10am.  

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Pardon our Mess: Decorating in Progress throughout November!


Each year, Körner’s Folly is decorated from floor to ceiling in holiday lights, garland, and adornments.  To transform into this Victorian holiday masterpiece, all 22 rooms are “adopted” by local civic clubs, volunteers, and organizations.  Together, these groups and individuals decorate Körner’s Folly throughout the month of November (November 1 – 24, 2016). If you […]

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Fall Happenings at the Folly


The fall months are a beautiful time to visit Körner’s Folly.  Take advantage of smaller crowds to slow down and savor inspiring views of historic Körner’s Folly.  Plan your visit today! Fall also brings several exciting events to Körner’s Folly, including the annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1 (4-7pm) and savor pumpkin spice cupcakes, hand-roasted […]

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Homegrown Arts Fest 2016

Home Grown Arts Festival: Saturday, August 27


Home Grown Arts Festival, Saturday, August 27 (9am – 2pm) Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, will host the 3rd Annual Home Grown Arts Festival Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the North Lawn. The festival will feature a variety of handmade pieces—from crafts to fine art—that will be available for […]

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Summer Fun at Körner’s Folly


This summer, Körner’s Folly is holding two fantastic events… Family Fun Day, Saturday, July 23 (10am – 4pm)             Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, is hosting its inaugural Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day, this summer. On Saturday, July 23, from 10am to 4pm, families will have the opportunity […]

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Interior Restoration Continues!


Main Kitchen Restoration Complete, Sitting Room Up Next The Körner’s Folly Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, to celebrate the completion of the recently restored Main Kitchen at the Körner’s Folly Historic House Museum. The Main Kitchen was used as the primary food preparation area, containing an ice box and pie safe, […]

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Bobbie Wolfe Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism


On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Bobbie Wolfe was recognized at the HandsOn Northwest Governor’s Volunteer Service Award Banquet for her outstanding commitment to volunteerism at Körner’s Folly. Bobbie was recognized among a diverse pool of candidates from throughout Forsyth County who were nominated.  In all, awards were presented to 11 recipients, out of nearly 30 […]

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May is Historic Preservation Month #ThisPlaceMatters


Join us this May as we celebrate Historic Preservation Month! This year, we will be participating in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s This Place Matters social media campaign. This May, tell us why historic preservation is important to you! What historic places matter to you?   Download your own This Place Matters sign and take a […]

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Family-Friendly Spring & Summer Adventures


Historically Fun: Family-Friendly Spring & Summer Adventures at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly has lots to offer year-round, and especially if you are looking for family-friendly activities this spring and summer. Fun for all ages!   Spring Folly Saturday, May 7 @ 10am – 4pm Sunday, May 8 @ 1 – 4pm Körner’s Folly is a must-see […]

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